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Phil Williams: Revenge of the sacrificial lamb

A sacrificial lamb, who had been offered up to appease the gods (with a little “g”) of wokeness, just launched her revenge. 

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Federal judge dismisses Mobile Baykeeper lawsuit against Alabama Power

A federal lawsuit filed by the Mobile Baykeeper against Alabama Power has been dismissed without prejudice. The lawsuit claimed the power company’s plan to leave 21 million tons of coal ash at a plant north of Mobile would allow pollutants to seep into public waters. 

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Attorney for Alabama woman in lawsuit against PornHub owners over alleged child exploitation hopes case will prevent others from being harmed

The attorney representing a Tuscaloosa woman who claims she was raped and filmed five years ago as a minor spoke to 1819 News on Thursday about the lawsuit against PornHub parent company Aylo that alleges the pornography company profited from sex trafficking.

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Troy University economist: Tennessee lawsuit against BlackRock may bring to light plans and practices that have hidden in the dark for too long

An Alabama lawyer and economist said that a recent lawsuit from the state of Tennessee against the financial titan BlackRock, Inc. over its environmental, social, governance (ESG) investment strategy could shed light on the massive asset management corporation. 

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Birmingham Water Works Board member files lawsuit against utility after request for legal expense information was denied

A Birmingham Water Works Board member filed a lawsuit against the large utility after his request for legal expense invoices from as far back as October 2015 was denied.

Civil rights attorneys plan to file federal lawsuit in death of Jawan Dallas

Several civil rights attorneys plan to file a federal lawsuit in connection to the death of Jawan Dallas, a 36-year-old man who died after being detained by Mobile police.

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547 churches have disaffiliated from UMC in Alabama conferences since November 2022 — What's next?

A total of 574 congregations have disaffiliated since November 2022 from the two United Methodist Church (UMC) conferences in Alabama as a rule permitting churches to leave while retaining church property is set to expire soon. 

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Kids to Love gains support from thousands; Still no word from Ivey

Kids to Love is gaining support amid a lawsuit and letter to Governor Kay Ivey concerning issues with the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

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DHR Commissioner wants Kids to Love case moved to Montgomery County

DHR Commissioner Nancy Buckner is asking the court to move a civil case to Montgomery County.

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Perry Hooper drops suit against City of Montgomery

Former State Rep. Perry Hooper, Jr. has moved to dismiss his lawsuit against the city of Montgomery, stemming from his sex abuse arrest last year.

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Lawsuit alleges defamation against Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center for 'anti-immigrant hate group' label — 'The beginning of the beginning'

D.A. King, a plaintiff in a defamation lawsuit against the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center, said in a podcast appearance on Monday that his case against the far-left activist organization is just “the beginning of the beginning.”

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Supreme Court of Alabama hears cases involving embryos destroyed at Mobile Infirmary

The Supreme Court of Alabama heard the consolidated cases of three families seeking compensation after they claim a patient at Mobile Infirmary destroyed their embryos.

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Laura Clark: A shield for the church against a hostile world

The church has always been controversial in the world. If it isn’t, it ceases to be the Bride of Christ. And in this increasingly litigious and tolerance- or acceptance-happy society, the church is in a battle.

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Tuskegee youth care facility hit with another lawsuit over abuse claims — 'He and other residents were treated worse than animals'

 A lawsuit was filed Thursday in Macon County Circuit Court against Brighter Path Tuskegee, previously known as Sequel Tuskegee, its executive director, and other individuals, bringing allegations of continued physical abuse and neglect of a 15-year-old boy at the youth residential facility.  

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Citizens plan to address Mobile City Council concerning release of body cam video of Jawan Dallas arrest

Several people have signed up to speak at the Mobile City Council meeting Tuesday to request the release of body camera footage.

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Criminal trial for ALDOT director Cooper delayed after civil suit filed this month

The trial for Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper has been continued in Marshall County.

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Tribal nation seeks to reinstate lawsuit claiming Wind Creek Casino in Wetumpka built on sacred grounds

The Poarch Creek Band of Indians is facing a lawsuit once again after the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is asking an appellate court to reinstate.

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Alabama Supreme Court denies emergency stay in Baldwin County Bridge Company case against ALDOT

The Supreme Court of Alabama denied a motion by the Alabama Department of Transportation director John Cooper to continue work on a south Alabama bridge while a lower court’s decision is being appealed.

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Gulf Shores mayor cancels press conference on bridge construction; Being cautious during legal battle

1819 News called and emailed Craft, asking several questions about his position on the decision and about what will happen next. However, he is unable to answer those questions after he said he was advised to wait until a decision is made by the Supreme Court.

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AG Marshall sues telemarketing company for making billions of robocalls

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed a lawsuit against the owner and vice president of a telemarketing company that is responsible for billions of robocalls across the nation.

ALDOT plans to continue fight for new Baldwin County bridge after judge calls it a 'scheme' wasting millions in public funds

The Alabama Department of Transportation plans to continue the fight for a new, free bridge in Baldwin County after the construction of the bridge was halted Wednesday when Judge Jimmy Pool ordered a preliminary injunction.

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$2.02 million settlement approved for corrections officers claiming sexual harassment in Mobile County Metro Jail

A settlement that includes $2.02 million in monetary relief and several policy changes for the Mobile County Sheriff's Office has been approved by a federal judge. The lawsuit claimed female jailers were harassed by male prisoners and sheriff's officials ignored concerns.

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ALDOT director takes stand in Baldwin County Bridge Company lawsuit — Ruling could come this week

A judge could make a decision as early as Friday on whether to halt a bridge project in Baldwin County.

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$2.02 million settlement reached for corrections officers claiming sexual harassment in Mobile County Metro Jail

All parties in a federal lawsuit filed against the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office have reached a settlement.

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Jefferson County Commission to review gerrymandering lawsuit from NAACP — ‘What we did was to follow the law’

Jefferson County Commission president Jimmie Stephens told 1819 News on Monday that the JCC is reviewing a lawsuit filed against it by activist groups accusing it of racial gerrymandering. 

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Baldwin County, Montgomery Public and Tuscaloosa City school systems suing social media platforms for mental harm to children

Due to the impact of social media on children, some Alabama school systems claim they need money for support and training, according to a new lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.

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Judge extends hearing in suit by owner of Foley Beach Express; Possible ALDOT witnesses revealed

The remaining dates for preliminary injunction hearings in the Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) director have been changed after both parties agreed they needed more time.

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